This fall season try this excellent and simple soup recipe to warm you up. It’s a delicious German tomato soup with a Spanish twist!
Winter is Coming. Now you live in the country of efficiency, you might as well go native and start planning your winter preparations now.
Story and photos by Anna Foster Supplies: 3yds Felt Scissors Sewing machine or hand sewing needle and thread Ribbon This fun, hooded cape is perfect for the little Elf or… Read more
Story and photos by Anna Foster Age: 3-Adult Supplies: Water color Coffee filters Spray starch You can bring the fall colors inside this autumn with a fun all-ages craft. The… Read more
In case you didn’t fall into a YouTube hole of dog trick videos during lockdown like I did, you might be looking for a few fun and easy party tricks… Read more
Discover how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins and use it in baking, such as this delicious recipe for pumpkin bread.
Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.
You’ve been meaning to add new words to your German vocabulary, want to get to know key parts of Bavarian culture or you’re simply looking to learn some fun facts… Read more
Food is the most essential part of absolutely any party but when it comes to the Fourth of July, there are only three colors that your guests want to see… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz The other day, my little honey came home from a friend’s place and was super excited about a dreamcatcher that she saw in her… Read more
Story and photo by Corinna Pongracz Mom, mom, mom! Moooooom! It’s been going like this the entire morning. Why do the kids always call for me? Daaaaad, doesn’t that sound… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Are your little monkeys bookworms as well and can’t get enough of reading? Or maybe they’re still too young to read themselves but still… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz It doesn’t matter if it’s spring, summer, fall or winter – as long as it’s not raining, my husband and I love to spend… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz As spring slowly transitions into summer and we get more sunshine, you don’t want to miss out on a colorful bouquet of flowers! This… Read more
Michelstadt Easter Market was the perfect way to ring in spring! It was not only fun and uplifting, but it could also thaw any inner winter chill that may have been lingering.
Story by Aaron T. Grogg Edited: April 14, 2020 Feeling trapped in the house? Need something to distract and entertain you? Well we have a couple lists for you, from… Read more
When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.
Finland is a unique country with lots of beautiful sites and terrific nightlife, which make this northern country one of the most visited in the world.
“Time to get up,” was the soft but forceful sound my tent mate and I heard at 11:30 p.m. That’s right, 11:30 p.m. That was just six hours after being… Read more
Betty Williams was definitely onto something when she said: “When all else fails, take a vacation!” With winter still going strong and temps still dropping, it’s only natural to want… Read more
The winter is upon us! Worried that the cold might get you and your family sick more often?
Hesse is a “middle-German” state famous for its capital, Wiesbaden, the 14th largest airport in the world, FRA, and the adjacent banking city Frankfurt am Main. Unfortunately it took some… Read more
Story by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Jens Ottoson / Shutterstock.com Who is crazy enough to go camping in Germany during the winter? Especially when the night time temps have already dipped… Read more
Cover photo by Tatiana Popova / Shutterstock.com Story by Ronnie Juhans If you are looking for a change in scenery, culture, and adventure outside of Germany this winter season it can… Read more
With our planet slowly falling apart, we see words like ‘zero waste’ and ‘sustainability’ floating around the internet and feel guilt-tripped by people with 2 oz. waste jars that hold… Read more
featured image by Alex Yuzhakov ‘I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.’ -Mark… Read more
Photo by Vitalii Nesterchuk/ shutterstock.com Story by Ronnie Juhans I normally take one-day hikes during the winter in the local areas only a short drive away. However, I decided to… Read more
Story by Ronnie Juhans Featured image by FS Stock / Shutterstock.com As Old Man Winter will be visiting us soon, the skiers and snowboarders are anxiously awaiting the opening of… Read more
Story by Nicole Karsch-Meibom Photo by Bochkarev Photography / Shutterstock.com If you haven’t tasted it yet, go ahead! Stollen — or German Christmas bread — is a holiday season must-have…. Read more
Germans love Christmas Cookies so much that they designated an entire word to it: “Plätzchen.“ This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but… Read more
Photos by Martin Kaufhold The English Theatre in Frankfurt, the largest English language theatre in continental Europe, was founded in 1979 by three Americans and one South African and has… Read more
Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more
Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired humans to become who… Read more
Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.
Make an ordinary weekend to a very extraordinary one! Take a horse and carriage ride through the Rheingau vineyard, while sipping Riesling wine and castle hopping.
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure,” were my friend’s first words when we left. And it really was an adventure. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium, which is located in… Read more
by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more
by Nate Cairney It took me a while to try a lambic beer. This wasn’t because I doubted it would be good — lambic lovers I knew swore by the… Read more